Revelation Archives - Seedbed

There have been predictions that 2012 is the year the world will end. The return of Jesus is the hope of the Church and no book deals this truth more expansively than the book of Revelation. We'll share with you two ways that the Church can reclaim Revelation.
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So much poor interpretation exists related to the book of Revelation because we try to apply our modern context to ancient images. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Robert Mulholland explains key aspects of the work that must be kept in mind in order to properly understand it.

In his new ebook, Omar Rikabi argues that Left Behind theology needs to be left behind! Read this great primer on the origins of rapture theology and a short biblical critique.

Knowing historical background related to the Bible makes the book come alive for contemporary Christians and also helps us understand it as the original audience would have. Andrew Dragos highlights 4 images from the book of Revelation that are brought to light by historical background.

The seven letters in the book of Revelation are filled with many rebukes and words of encouragement. May you have ears to hear what the Spirit is saying to the church today.

If you are ready to be reawakened with real faith and hear the words of Jesus directed to these ancient communities of faith, Revive is the study for you.
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Where did Rapture theology come from? In this Seven Minute Seminary, Ben Witherington III explains that Rapture theology and its parent, Dispensationalism, are new ideas that were birthed in 19th century. He continues to work through the history of the belief and explains how it became a movement particularly in the United States.
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In light of this weekend's Left Behind movie release, Dr. Michael Halcomb addresses the question, "Is the rapture in the Bible?" by taking a look at three different core verses that sensationalists use to support the rapture. As Dr. Halcomb shows us, Matthew 24:37-41, 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18, and Revelation 4:1-2 mean something different than Left Behind enthusiasts like to believe.

There are many places where you can interact with Seedbed; they include our hard copy books and all of the resources we have on our website. But did you know we're also on iTunes University? Check out today's post for links to 3 resources you may not have known about. They include NT666, N. T. Wright lectures, and our Psalter.

To say the book of Revelation intimidates many readers of Christian Scripture is probably an understatement. The difficulty of understanding its ancient Jewish apocalyptic...

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